Coralie Mattelaer is co-founder of impact advocaten, a niche firm focusing on tailor-made legal services to not-for-profit associations, social businesses and impact entrepreneurs. She delivers all types of technical transactional work (mergers and splits between non-profit and for-profit entities, creation of overarching networks and joint ventures, optimization of real estate, etc.) and advisory work in the same matters. Coralie Mattelaer is also particularly proficient in conflict management. In that regard, Coralie Mattelaer holds a certification in both mediation in civil and commercial matters and in participation and stakeholder management. Since not-for-profits and social-profits are in general not inclined to start litigation easily, she has had several opportunities to guiding organisations through tough discussions, litigations and negotiations using her skills as litigator and certified mediator as well as her legal expertise in not-for-profits.
She is a born problem solver, keen on legal challenges involving technical and human aspects and continuously striving for perfection, innovation and community building.